Doja Cat to next-level stardom — earning her a Grammy Album of the Year nomination and a win for the SZA-assisted “Kiss Me More” — it almost set her up for the sophomore slump, even though it was her third LP.But the 27-year-old rapper and singer — born Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini — had already avoided that before her fourth album, “Scarlet,” dropped on Friday.
She hit No. 1 for the second time — following her 2020’s “Say So” — with the LP’s first single, “Paint the Town Red,” earlier this month.And there are plenty of reasons to think she’ll keep her red-hot streak going with her latest.
Here are seven new Doja cuts to sink your claws into on “Scarlet.”The hit first single samples Dionne Warwick’s ’60s classic “Walk on By” — one of the very best of her many Burt Bacharach-Hal David compositions.
It’s an ingenious twist, because the two generation-spanning divas are queens of the social-media platform formerly known as Twitter.Read more on nypost.com